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Game of Throw-Ins (Paperback)

Game of Throw-Ins (Paperback)

Ross O'Carroll-Kelly

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The next instalment from the inimitable Ross O'Carroll-Kelly

I was a rugby player with a great future behind me. A 35-year-old father-of-five with an expanding waistline, who was trying to survive the bloody battlefield we call everyday life. My son was locked in a violent turf war with a rival Love/Hate tour operator, my daughter was in love with a boy who looked like Justin Bieber and my old dear was about to walk up the aisle with a 92-year-old billionaire who thought it was still 1936.

I was, like, staring down the barrel of middle age with the contentment of knowing that I was the greatest Irish rugby player who no one in Ireland had ever actually heard of. Until a chance conversation with an old Jesuit missionary made me realize that it wasn't enough. I was guided, as if by GPS, to a muddy field in - let's be honest - Ballybrack.

And there I finally discovered my destiny - to keep a struggling Seapoint team in Division 2B of the All Ireland League. Or die trying.

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Author Ross O'Carroll-Kelly
Publisher Penguin Books
Publication date 5 May 2017
Format Paperback
ISBN/EAN 9780241970454

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